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Philology

Training period
  • bachelor – 4 years
Form of study
  • full-time
  • extra-mural

Institute of Linguistics and Psychology of Kyiv International University provides training of specialists in: philology (English, translation).

Translator of two foreign languages, translator-interpreter

  • Specialization «Translation of legal discourse»
  • Specialization «Scientific and technical translation»
  • Specialization «Transfer media speech»
  • Specialization «Economic translation and business topics»

Extensive professional knowledge of the specialty is formed of the following subjects:

  • Latin;
  • Fundamentals of Informatics and Applied Linguistics;
  • History of Foreign Literature;
  • Modern Foreign Literature;
  • Introduction to Translation Study;
  • Introduction to Linguistics;
  • General Translation Theory;
  • Fundamentals of Scientific Research in Linguistics;
  • History of the first foreign language;
  • History of Translation;
  • Comparative Lexicology of the Ukrainian and English Languages;
  • Stylistics of the first foreign language;
  • Practical and comparative grammar of the first foreign language;
  • Practice of oral and written language of the first foreign language;
  • Practical Course of the first foreign language;
  • Practical Phonetics of the first foreign language;
  • Practical Translation Course from of the first foreign language;
  • Practical grammar and phonetics of a second foreign language;
  • Practice of oral and written language of a second foreign language;
  • Lingual Country Study of the second foreign language;
  • General Theoretical Course of the second foreign language;
  • Practical Translation Course from the second foreign language.

Non-academic activities

  • Language laboratories: B.E.S.T. Club, Espanol, German, French, Spanish, Centre of Arabic language learning, studio art translation.
  • Scientific groups: style and interpretation; theoretical basics of adequate translation; lexico-grammatical features of translation of texts, which belong to different functional styles of language.

After a full academic course a specialist in philology may hold the following positions:

  • translator and interpreter;
  • reviewer;
  • translator of scientific and technical literature;
  • translator-manager;
  • editor-translator;
  • guide-interpreter;
  • head of editorial office;
  • head of travelling and tours offices;
  • lecturer of public speaking in the press, on radio and television;
  • professionals in the field of philology and linguistics;
  • research worker in translation, philology, linguistics;
  • consultant in public communications;
  • consultant in administrative organizations, embassies, companies and firms, information and advertising agencies.